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Compression bandaging is an important part of reducing a swollen limb. The bandages provide resistance against the skin and muscles underneath. This resistance increases reabsorption of fluid from the tissues and does not allow the limb to refill. It is important to use the right type of bandaging product and apply the bandages so that there is more pressure at the end of the limb (fingers, or toes) and less pressure as the bandage is wrapped up towards the body.
The reason the bandage is called "short stretch" is because it does not stretch much thereby providing resisitance against the working muscles. A short stretch bandage IS NOT AN "ACE" BANDAGE! Ace Bandages are not appropriate for lymphedema therapy and in fact may cause discomfort or pain and increase the swelling!Secure the bandages with tape. Never use the clips that come with the bandages as they make holes in the bandage and can nick fingers.
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Short Stretch Compression bandage made from 100% cotton and is specifically designed for the management of venous leg ulcers, lymphedema and edema. Kidney shaped foam rubber pad
Comprilan 6cm x5m
Price: $8.99
Comprilan 8cmx 5m
Price: $10.99
Comprilan is a short stretch bandage made from 100% cotton is spcifically designed for the management of venous leg ulcers, lymphedema  and edema. Comprilan is a short stretch bandage made from 100% cotton is spcifically designed for the management of venous leg ulcers, lymphedema and edema.
Comprilan 10cm x 5m
Price: $12.99
Comprilan 12cm x 5m
Price: $12.99
Comprilan is a short stretch bandage made from 100% cotton is spcifically designed for the management of venous leg ulcers, lymphedema and edema. Comprilan is a short stretch bandage made from 100% cotton is spcifically designed for the management of venous leg ulcers, lymphedema and edema.
12/bag non-sterile. Flexible, stretchable, comfortable bandage that stays where you put it! 24/bag Non-sterile gauze bandage. Flexible, stretchable, and comfortable bandage that stays where you put it!
Comprilan is a short stretch bandage made from 100% cotton is spcifically designed for the management of venous leg ulcers, lymphedema and edema. Even pressure distribution for effective compression therapy. Ideal for padding under compression bandages for phlebological and lymphological indications.
Tricofix 6cm 20m
Price: $24.95
Comprilan is a short stretch bandage made from 100% cotton is spcifically designed for the management of venous leg ulcers, lymphedema and edema. Lightweight absorbent stockinette. Will not wrinkle or slip. First layer in bandaging or casting. 100% cotton
Foam Rubber bandage
Price: $26.99
Tricofix 8cm x 20m
Price: $27.95
Foam Rubber Bandage 10cm x 1m x1cm Lightweight absorbent stockinette. Will not wrinkle or slip. First layer in bandaging or casting. 100% cotton
Tricofix 10cm x 20m
Price: $29.95
Tricofix 12cm x 20m
Price: $31.95
Lightweight absorbent stockinette. Will not wrinkle or slip. First layer in bandaging or casting. 100% cotton Lightweight absorbent stockinette. Will not wrinkle or slip. First layer in bandaging or casting. 100% cotton
Lymphedema Arm Kit
Price: $167.99
Kit contains all the necessary materials required for bandaging of a lower leg according to the principles of CDT for the use in edema management.

Contains all the necessary materials required for bandaging an arm according to the principles of CDT used in edema management.

Lymphedema Leg Kit
Price: $199.99

Kit contains all the necessary materials required for bandaging of a leg according to the principles of CDT for edema management.

   
 
What is Lymphedema?
Lymphedema is the chronic swelling or feeling of tightness in a limb due to an accumulation of lymphatic fluid in the soft tissue. This condition occurs when lymph vessels, which normally carry excess fluid out of the limbs and back into central circulation, have had their flow interrupted.
 
For example in Axillary (underarm) lymph node removal is commonly performed on breast cancer patients to stage or treat their cancer. However, between 15% and 20% of breast cancer patients who undergo axillary lymph node removal develop lymphedema. According to the American Cancer Society, of the two million breast cancer survivors in the U.S., approximately 400,000 must cope with lymphedema on a daily basis.
 
Lymphedema of Foot and Leg also may occur. It may also be caused by chronic infection, usually involving the legs. Less commonly, lymphedema is primary (ie. due to genetics). Children with primary lymphedema may be born with it (congenital lymphedema) or it may become evident in their teens (lymphedema praecox) or in adulthood (lymphedema tarda).
 
 
Chronic lymphedema may result in minor swelling and discomfort. Occasionally it leads to a grave disability and disfigurement. Lymphedema may be precipitated, or made worse, by a skin infection. Skin infections can be difficult to treat in someone with pre-existing lymphedema.
 
Other cases of Lymphedema may also result from post mastectomy, post lumpectomy, post radiation therapy, post pelvic surgery, and other medical reasons.
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